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2014-10-16 23:13:18

Leading Mobile Platform Delivers Real-time Operational Improvements Schaumburg IL, Phoenix AZ, Nashville TN (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 CellTrak Technologies, the leading provider of innovations that combine high tech and high-touch to enable more personalized and responsive care, is meeting critical challenges affecting agencies everyday. When challenges are met agencies find better compliance, higher efficiency and better more informed care is delivered. As the mobile leader in care and...

2014-10-15 23:01:50

Leading Journal Releases Progress Report on Landmark Initiative to Improve Care for Vulnerable Populations Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 A special November supplement to the journal Medical Care presents the progress and lessons learned from the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative (SNMHI). The supplemental issue presents nine papers describing the 2008-2013 multi-state initiative that tested a replicable, sustainable implementation model to transform primary care safety net...

2014-10-14 23:07:06

Association Launches New Website, with Dedicated Health Care Portal, Focusing on Enhanced Member Benefits and Advocating for Entrepreneurs DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 The National Association of the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, brought together hundreds of small business owners from across the country in Austin, Texas last month for the association’s 34th Annual Meeting. During the...

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2014-10-08 08:50:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Every day, your doctor makes hundreds of decisions concerning the health of his or her patients. The cumulative effect of this decision overload causes stress and fatigue, which can lead to poor choices later in the day, according to a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). The study, published in a recent issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, reveals that doctors appear to "wear down" during their morning and afternoon clinic...

2014-10-08 08:26:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NerdWallet Health, a consumer advocacy site committed to helping patients make smarter decisions and save money on their health care, today released a study finding the medical debt crisis in America is worsening despite advances in health care policy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148263 Last year in a separate report, NerdWallet Health concluded medical debt is the largest driver of personal bankruptcy: nearly 60 percent of all...

2014-10-07 12:31:09

IRVING, Texas, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc., the national health care network, has entered into an agreement with the Jefferson School of Population Health to jointly create, market and present professional development programs and conferences on population health, governance and other related healthcare transformation topics. Population health is broader than traditional health care, as it takes into consideration all of the factors (social, economic, environmental and...

2014-09-30 16:28:24

Discussion focused on Marketplace changes that impact employers, and engagement strategies that improve employee health, care and costs WASHINGTON and DANVERS, Mass., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Eliza Corporation ("Eliza") participated on a panel discussion entitled Direct from Big Employers: How Can Healthcare Help Them? at MedCity ENGAGE, an executive-level event where the industry's brightest minds and leading organizations discuss best-in-class approaches to advance patient...

2014-09-30 12:30:16

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recently released report, "Opportunities for Whole-Person Care in California," produced with support from the Blue Shield of California Foundation, details how California can achieve the goals of lowering costs and improving health by tailoring care to the specific needs of patients. Too often, people with the greatest health and mental health needs experience fragmented systems that leave gaps in their care and don't respond...

2014-09-29 08:25:52

Xcenda conducts first health economic analysis on coffee consumption CHESTERBROOK, Pa., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xcenda, the strategic consulting arm of AmerisourceBergen, one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution service companies, recently conducted the first-ever health economic analysis on coffee consumption. This research was analyzed in an economic model and found that moderate coffee consumption was associated with an increase in life years and a...

2014-09-25 12:29:54

TFAH Applauds CDC for the Announcement WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Trust for America's Health (TFAH) applauds the awarding today of a new set of Community Prevention Grants by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency awarded a total of $211 million across every state which will be used to fund evidence-based and innovative partnership approaches to improve the health of Americans. A majority of these grants are from the Prevention...


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